Bachelor of Tourism

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Program Description

Tourism is New Zealand's fastest growing industry and it needs people with the right mix of skills – managerial, environmental and cultural – to steer that growth in the best direction. The Bachelor of Tourism from Waikato equips you with a range of skills and knowledge required for careers in this exciting industry.

In the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour), you will specialise in the field of Tourism and Society, and develop an understanding of the complex connections between tourism, society and the environment. A field of study is a general area of study that includes a number of related subjects.

Career opportunities

  • Adventure Tourism Manager
  • Ecotourism Developer
  • Hotel, Lodge and Resort Manager
  • Outdoor Leisure Events Manager
  • Regional or National Tourism Planner
  • Tourism and Travel Writer
  • Tourism Consultant
  • Tourism Entrepreneur
  • Tourism Policy Analyst

Main Subject

  • Geography - Major
  • Management Education Abroad - Specialisation

Practical experience

Many of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ degrees offer work placement opportunities or projects with businesses and community groups. In most cases, these can count towards your programme of study.

Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

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